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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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What is the cause of hemorrhoids?

What is the cause of hemorrhoids?

Several: Genetics, hard stool, straining, heavy lifting, pregnancy, childbirth. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hemorrhoids or piles?

Straining: Swollen hemorrhoids reflect either excessive straining or chronic poor bowel habilts. Hemorrhoids are a normal part of rectal anatomy and only become swollen and inflamed secondary to the above causes. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a hemorrhoid permanently?

What causes rid of a hemorrhoid permanently?

They wont: Surgery or ligation/ banding are the only options for permanent removal; however this is only recommended after trying other rx, & only if the symptoms are really bad. Preventing constipation can help releive symptoms greatly. ...Read more

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Will a hemorrhoid cause a scar?

Will a hemorrhoid cause a scar?

Hemorrhoid.: Usually unlikely but some people do exhibit increased scarring effect. In your past, have you had any surgical incisions that did not heal smoothly? ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids cause a high ESR?

Can hemorrhoids cause a high ESR?

Not usually : Though it is possible if one gets infected which is not usually the case. ...Read more

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Are hemorrhoids caused by stress?

Are hemorrhoids caused by stress?

mechanical strain: When you strain while defecating, it increases pressure in the veins of your anus which can then cause them to balloon out. Sitting on the toilet too long, having anal sex, being obese, having chronic constipation or diarrhea, and having a low fiber diet or even being pregnant can cause hemorrhoids. So, indirectly, the answer is yes if stress causes you to have the runs or constipation. ...Read more

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Could prostatitis cause hemorrhoids?

Could prostatitis cause hemorrhoids?

No: Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland than can or cannot be associated with bacterial infection, depending on the course of the disease. Hemorrhoids are not caused by prostate problems; other causes must be evaluated if hemmorhoids if present. ...Read more

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Do external hemorrhoids cause an odor?

Do external hemorrhoids cause an odor?

No: No they usually don't unless you have difficulty cleaning and there is residual stool that remains on the external hemorrhoid after each bm. I would recommend sitz baths after bms if you note an odor. If there continues to be an odor you may have a perianal abscess which would be accompanied by pain and pus drainage. For this you need to go to the er for treatment. ...Read more

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Do hemorrhoids cause cuts on the anus?

Do hemorrhoids cause cuts on the anus?

Generally no: "cuts" on the anus are referred to as anal fissure and can happen from constipation / straining / anal trauma but are different from hemorrhoids
http://www.medicinenet.com/anal_fissure/article.htm ...Read more

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Does thrombophlebitis cause hemorrhoids?

Not related: Hemorrhoids are vascular structures but are not typically associated with thrombophlebitis. Thrombophlebitis certainly does not cause hemorrhoids. The term is typically associated with the veins of the legs or arms. ...Read more

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Will having an orgasm cause hemorrhoids?

Will having an orgasm cause hemorrhoids?

No: That should have nothing to do with hemorrhoids. They are generally caused by increased straining when defecating, too much time on the toilet or constipation. Increased intra-abdominal pressure or obstruction can cause them as well as in childbirth or pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does hemorrhoids cause cuts on your perineum?

Does hemorrhoids cause cuts on your perineum?

No: Small cuts on perineum can be an infection or pruritus ani from excess caffeine and moisture. Keep the are dry with plenty of corn starch powder and cut out all caffeine. If it doesn't resolve in 5-7 days you need and exam and proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoid has white head, what are the causes?

Hemorrhoid has white head, what are the causes?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause hemorrhoids after a hyserectomy?

What can cause hemorrhoids after a hyserectomy?

Constipation: It's not uncommon after surgery especially pelvic surgery for people to get constipated, narcotic pain medications may worsen this. With straining hemorrhoids may become symptomatic...Give it some time, usually they get better over a few weeks. ...Read more

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Can the bleeding caused by hemorrhoids be excessive

Can the bleeding caused by hemorrhoids be excessive

Rarely: Bleeding from hemorrhoids rarely cause excess blood loss or anemia. This is because it generally stops when you lie down and stop straining. If you are having more than a small amount of bleeding, though, it is time to have surgery. ...Read more

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What causes you to get hemorrhoids and how to prevent it?

Pressure: Hemorrhoids are similar to varicose veins of the legs - pressure and gravity cause them to form. ...Read more

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Can there be any specific reason for the cause of hemorrhoids?

Can there be any specific reason for the cause of hemorrhoids?

Usually: Unbalanced diet with little fruit and vegetables that lead to chronic constipation , sedentary life style! ...Read more

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What causes external hemorrhoids and do they away on their own?

What causes external hemorrhoids and do they away on their own?

Pressure: External hemorrhoids are like varicose veins in your rear end. Often caused by constipation or straining (like a women having a baby.). Often resolve on their own. Treated by treating the underlying constipation (if present) warm baths, and local creams such as preparation h. Prescription meds are also available. See your family doc if not improving in a few days. ...Read more

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Will having hemorrhoids cause you not to be able to to use the bathroom?

Will having hemorrhoids cause you not to be able to to use the bathroom?

Constipated?: Do you mean you are constipated and can't have a bowel movement? Hemorrhoids don't keep you from being able to have a bowel movement. Sometimes they can be very painful, so defecation can hurt and you might not want to go to prevent the pain, but they don't actually keep you from pooping. On the other hand, constipation (and bearing down a lot) will cause hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a small hemorrhoid which causes only itching and has no bleeding or pain?

Is it possible to have a small hemorrhoid which causes only itching and has no bleeding or pain?

Yes: Other causes of rectal itching could include irritation of a rectal fissure and tape worm ...Read more

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I am 17, i was in a car accident last night and and woke up with what appears to be an external hemorrhoid . Could the accident be the cause?

I am 17, i was in a car accident last night and and woke up with what appears to be an external hemorrhoid . Could the accident be the cause?

Not likely: unless you had direct trauma to the area or you became constipated because of stress. If it persists, you should show it to your doctor, because it could be something else. ...Read more

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I sit on the toilet for a long time playing games on my phone does it cause hemorrhoids i'm 42 years old and i don't have hemorrhoids presently?

No , but: Why are you sitting on toilet ' for long time ' change of bowel habits , at 42 like constipation need investigation , speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a internal hemorrhoid to develop?

Veins: Hemorrhoids are very common, especially during pregnancy and after childbirth. They result from increased pressure in the veins of the anus. The pressure causes the veins to swell, making them painful, particularly when you are sitting. ...Read more

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What causes hemorrhoids?

What causes hemorrhoids?

Piles: Aging, obesity, pregnancy, chronic constipation or diarrhea, excessive use of enemas or laxatives, straining during bowel movements, and spending too much time on the toilet are considered contributing factors. Heredity may also play a part in some cases. There is no reason to believe that hemorrhoids are caused by jobs requiring, for instance, heavy lifting or long hours of sitting, although >>. ...Read more

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What causes hemorrhoids?

Pressure.: Too much pressure on the veins in the pelvic and rectal area causes hemorrhoids. Normally, tissue inside the anus fills with blood to help control bowel movements. If you strain to move stool, the increased pressure causes the veins in this tissue to swell and stretch. This can cause hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids often develop in people with constipation, those who are overweight, or during pregnancy. ...Read more

Anal Swelling (Definition)

accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more